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2021-2022 All Sports Athletic Banquet

Posted Date: 05/18/2022

2021-2022 All Sports Athletic Banquet

The Celeste High School All Sports Athletic Banquet was held on May 9, 2022.  Athletes were recognized in each sport for their sportsmanship, dedication and athletic achievement.  Top honors were announced including most valuable player, most improved, newcomer of the year, and fighting heart just to name a few.   Many graduating senior athletes were selected to receive scholarships.  Kalyn Riley and Brody Pryor were recipients of the Blue Devil and Lady Blue Devil Student Athlete of the Year award.  This award is to recognize and honor students that have gone above and beyond both in the classroom and on the playing field.  Congratulations to these outstanding senior athletes.  


Blue Devil and Lady Blue Devil Student Athletes of the Year –

Brody Pryor and Kalyn Riley



Football Awards

MVP- Holden Madewell

Off. MVP – Michael Connelly

Def. MVP – Brody Pryor

Newcomer- Tanner Minter

Lineman- Donovan Lyday, Brody Pryor

Fighting Heart- Jawonte Stephens, Anthony Powell


Drill Team Awards

Devilette of the Year – Regan Adams

Best Smile – Sarah Hawkins

Most Dedicated – Kylie Braswell

Devilette Spotlight – Resha Brown

Star Performer – Akyah Gearhart


Cheer Awards

Cheerleader of the Year - Paris Walker

Outstanding Senior- Trinity Downs

Outstanding Junior- Preslee Minter

Outstanding Sophomore- Kendall Hanson

Outstanding Freshman- Caelin Henderson 


Drum Corps Awards

Drum Corps MPV – Kaleb Smith


Girls’ Basketball

MVP – Samara Buckley

Off. MVP – Kalyn Riley

Co-Def. MVP – Akyah Gearhart, Ally D’Amico  

Most Improved- Preslee Minter



Boys’ Basketball Awards

MVP – Holden Madewell

Off. MVP-  Qua Stephens / Michael Connelly

Def. MVP – Jawonte Stephens/Brandon Lewis

Most Improved – Justin Sherwin

Fighting Devil – Seth Buckley/Brody Pryor


Girls’ Track Awards

MVP - Samara Buckley


Girls’ Cross Country Awards

MVP – Kendall Hanson

Most Improved – Melanie Otero

Newcomer of the year – Regina Orduna


Boys’ Cross Country Awards

MVP – Jerret Stone

Most Improved – Luke Beadles

Newcomers of the Year – Justin Douglas /Aidan Oslin


Boys’ Track Awards

MVP – Zakyrn Jackson

Varsity Runner(s)of the Year: Tanner Meeks & Anthony Powell 

Varsity Jumper of the Year: Michael Connelly 

Varsity Thrower of the Year: Nolan Blackmon

Fighting Blue Devil(s)Award: Seth Buckley, Jerret Stone, Riley Ziminskas & Tanner Minter



MVP - Brandon Lewis

Most Improved - Ally D'Amico


Golf Awards

MVP – Koby Brown/Tess Duckworth


Softball Awards

Softball MVP: Kalyn Riley

Off. MVP: Madisson Jones

Def MVP: Braylee Adams

Newcomer of the Year: Madilen Fronterhouse

Most Improved: Linda Beth Norwood


Baseball Awards

MVP – Michael Connelly

Off. MVP — Gavin McDaniel

Def. MVP — Brody Pryor

Most Improved – Toby Minter

Blue Devil Pride – Justin Sherwin, Justin Richey

Pitcher of the Year – Nolan Blackmon



MVP – Erick Orduna

Michael Connelly - Baseball MVP
Koby Brown - Golf MVP
Samara Buckley - Track MVP & Basketball MVP
Holden Madewell - Basketball MVP & Football MVP
Kalyn Riley - Softball MVP & Athlete of the year
Erick Orduna - Powerlifting MVP
Brody Pryor - Athlete of the Year
Kaleb Smith - Drum Corps MVP
Ky Jackson - Track MVP
Jerret Stone - XC MVP
Kendall Hanson - XC MVP
Brandon Lewis - Tennis MVP
Tess Duckworth - Golf MVP


Most Valuable Players